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Counter sink

Counter sink

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Tools
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Bernly Private Hotel Springfield Avenue Kings Cross

Bernly Private Hotel Springfield Avenue Kings Cross

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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House plan hand-drawn by George Weir, who worked as a carpenter for the Snowy Mountains Authority

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George and Mary Weir collection
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Architectural plans
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Jindabyne, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George F. Weir
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1950
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Hymnal Companion to the Book of Common Prayer

Hymnal Companion to the Book of Common Prayer

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Religious books
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1887
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Glass plate negative - Old Kai Kai, a Western Arrernte man, Henbury station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Glass plate negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Contract copy between Deacon & Cooper and George Ernest Faithfull, 25 September 1906

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Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Sales records
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Deacon & Cooper, Stock and Station Agents
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1906
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Poster captioned 'You can help protect a vital service from disruption by vandals, Adopt a public telephone near your home...'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Three leather hair curlers known as 'Curly Wurlies'

Una May Irvine collection no. 2
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Hair rollers
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Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Una M. Irvine
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1900
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Lemon coloured semi-circular tatted tea cosy

Lemon coloured semi-circular tatted tea cosy

Lois Grosse collection
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Tea-cosies
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Hampden, South Australia, Australia
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Vera E. Ottens
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1935
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Kookaburras

Kookaburras

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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Colourised photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Panel of poplin fabric featuring a 'Jacobean' bird

Panel of poplin fabric featuring a 'Jacobean' bird

Myrtle Wilson collection
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Embroidered panels
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Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1932
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After the ball was over...

After the ball was over...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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1906
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Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

Tintype portrait of a young woman 1880s

Bothwell Museum collection
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Tintypes
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Bothwell Museum
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1880
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Film negative - Nell Basedow walking toward house, Yalata station, South Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1920

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1920
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Boothung and Mirrarng by Kevin Gilbert

Boothung and Mirrarng by Kevin Gilbert

Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1969
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Letter

Letter

Dr Stefan Csordas collection
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Letters
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Linz, Austria
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Dr Stefan Csordas
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1950
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Miner's crossed pick and shovel brooch incorporating a large nugget

Miner's crossed pick and shovel brooch incorporating a large...

Smales Jewellers collection
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Brooches
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Western Australia, Australia
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Crawford family
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1890
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Tye & Co Propy Ltd, Money-Saving House Furnishers, Melbourne

Tye & Co Propy Ltd, Money-Saving House Furnishers, Melbourne

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Advertising postcards
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Tye & Co Propy. Ltd
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1906
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Proclamation of British sovereignty over King George V Land (Antarctica), signed by Sir Douglas Mawson, 1931

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Sir Douglas Mawson collection
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Documents
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Antarctica
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Sir Douglas Mawson
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1931
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Replica bottle doll swathed in blue and white fabric, as made at Wallaga Lake Aboriginal Mission during the 1930s

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Eileen Morgan collection
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Dolls
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Eileen Morgan
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1993
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Australia Post colour poster titled

Australia Post colour poster titled "Send your love home S.A...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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A Manual of Bridge Drafting

A Manual of Bridge Drafting

Mudgee Historical Society collection
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Manuals
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California, United States of America
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Mr Charles H. Wright
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1896
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'An Historic Retrospect on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of the Founding of Australia' - colour publication printed for the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of Australia, 1938.

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Noble Numismatics collection
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Booklets
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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S T Leigh & Co Pty Ltd
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1938
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Black and white photographic postcard of Central Railway Station Sydney N.S.W.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ramsay Photo Works Pty Ltd
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1950
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'Trotters at Randwick', Frank P. Mahony, 1887

'Trotters at Randwick', Frank P. Mahony, 1887

Horse and Agricultural Images and Advertising collection
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Paintings
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Randwick Racecourse, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Frank P. Mahony
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1887
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Watsons Bay, Sydney Harbour, N.S.W, 22 December 1906

Watsons Bay, Sydney Harbour, N.S.W, 22 December 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Watsons Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1906
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White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Australia, inaugural flight, Boeing 707 Jet Service, Sydney-Honolulu, 29 July 1959, QANTAS Empire Airways'

White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Aust...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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1959
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White ceramic dessert bowl with 'CACS' in the centre